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Seth Rogen is the latest celebrity to use his platform to both support “Black Lives Matter” and criticize those who respond with “All Lives Matter.”

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Justice Smith took to social media Friday to voice his solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement as well as advocating for the black LGBTQ community, coming out as queer himself.

The “All the Bright Places” star shared a video from a protest he attended in Louisiana where a speaker was singing “black trans lives are sacred, black trans lives are worthy, we matter.”

Smith wrote that he and his partner, “Queen Sugar” star Nicholas Ashe, were attending a protest and chanted ” ‘Black Trans Lives Matter’ ‘Black Queer Lives Matter’ ‘All Black Lives Matter.’ “

“As a black queer man myself, I was disappointed to see certain people eager to say Black Lives Matter, but hold their tongue when Trans/Queer was added. I want to reiterate this sentiment: if your revolution does not include Black Queer voices, it is anti-black,” the 24-year-old actor wrote.

He continued: “If your revolution is okay with letting black trans people like #TonyMcDade slip through the cracks in order to solely liberate black cishet men, it is anti-black. You are trying to push yourself through the door of a system designed against you, and then shut the door behind you.”

Smith continued noting that people are “conditioned” to get as close to “whiteness, straightness, maleness” as possible because that is where the power lies. 

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“And if we appeal to it, maybe it’ll give us a slice. But the revolution is not about appeal. It is about demanding what should have been given to us from the beginning. What should have been given to black, queer, and trans individuals from the beginning,” the “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” actor wrote. “Which is the right to exist. To live and prosper in public. Without fear of persecution or threat of violence.”

Smith then took the opportunity to go public with his relationship with Ashe. The actor shared a series of photos of him and the “Queen Sugar” star hanging out and kissing to counteract the “tragedy on the timeline these last couple of days.”

Smith added hashtags like #blackboyjoy and #blackqueerlove to his post.

“You’ve been my rock and guiding light through all of this and I love you so much. I know that on the other side of this Is change, though the fight is far from over,” Smith concluded his post.

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@nckash and I protested today in New Orleans. We chanted ‘Black Trans Lives Matter’ ‘Black Queer Lives Matter’ ‘All Black Lives Matter’. As a black queer man myself, I was disappointed to see certain people eager to say Black Lives Matter, but hold their tongue when Trans/Queer was added. I want to reiterate this sentiment: if your revolution does not include Black Queer voices, it is anti-black. If your revolution is okay with letting black trans people like #TonyMcDade slip through the cracks in order to solely liberate black cishet men, it is anti-black. You are trying to push yourself through the door of a system designed against you, and then shut the door behind you. It is in our conditioning to get as close to whiteness, straightness, maleness as we can because that’s where the power is. And if we appeal to it, maybe it’ll give us a slice. But the revolution is not about appeal. It is about demanding what should have been given to us from the beginning. What should have been given to black, queer, and trans individuals from the beginning. Which is the right to exist. To live and prosper in public. Without fear of persecution or threat of violence. There is so much tragedy on the timeline these last couple of days so I added some photos of me and Nic to show some #blackboyjoy #blacklove #blackqueerlove ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 You’ve been my rock and guiding light through all of this and I love you so much. I know that on the other side of this Is change, though the fight is far from over. #justicefortonymcdade #justiceforninapop #justiceforgeorgefloyd #justiceforahmaud #justiceforbreonna #sayhername #defundthepolice #endwhitesupremacy

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